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The Lehman Children at the Mishawaka Orphan’s Home

In most cases, a photograph is the question that begins the search.  Who is this? Or when and where was the picture taken?  For this photograph, we know who and where (Lehman children at the Mishawaka Orphan’s Home) but we are looking for the story behind the photograph. We received a query at the South… Continue reading The Lehman Children at the Mishawaka Orphan’s Home

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Finding a Birth Parent: A Joyous Christmas Story!

Story submitted by Lynne Wolfgang Hello Genealogy friends! I have had the opportunity over the years to attempt to help adoptees find their birth families. I haven’t been very successful but when my brother in law, who is adopted, came to me for help, I wanted to be successful for him.  I knew his birthday… Continue reading Finding a Birth Parent: A Joyous Christmas Story!